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Birmingham

Code 9781904931386BIRMHB
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Explore over 2,000 paintings from publicly owned art collections in Birmingham in this Public Catalogue Foundation book.

April 2008

This catalogue has 304 pages with over 2,000 full colour reproductions. The dimensions are 29.5 x 23.5 cm and the catalogues typically weigh between 1.8 - 2.8 kg.

This volume brings together over 2,000 paintings from 12 collections in the city of Birmingham. World-famous paintings at Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery and The Barber Institute feature alongside lesser-known works at the city's three universities and the solitary painting owned by West Midlands Fire Service. Paintings by Birmingham-born artists, such as Burne-Jones, sit side by side with masterpieces by Bellini, Gainsborough, Degas and Howard Hodgkin. This full-colour catalogue enables the public to gain a unique insight into Birmingham's rich artistic and intellectual heritage.

Collections included

Aston University; Birmingham and Midland Institute; Birmingham Central Library; Birmingham City University; Birmingham Museums Trust; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Centre; Royal Birmingham Society of Artists; The Barber Institute of Fine Arts; University of Birmingham; Warwickshire County Cricket Club Museum; West Midlands Fire Service Headquarters; West Midlands Police Museum

 

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